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Stress is the modern-day plague

Stress is the modern-day plague

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by MARIE BROWNING

Stress leads to many immediate and long-term effects, and your response occurs at many levels — biological, mental, emotional and spiritual.

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Pandemic training helps Mountain States team prepare — just in case

Pandemic training helps Mountain States team prepare — just in case

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Mountain States Health Alliance recently sent its Infection Prevention Department team for high-level training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala., which is operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Man

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St. Mary's school benefits from health grant

St. Mary's school benefits from health grant

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Beth Lowe and Heather Champney are creating what the granting agencies call "a community of health" at St. Mary's Catholic School.

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Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The nation's largest health care outreach of its kind, Wise County RAM typically features over a thousand medical professionals, and over a thousand other volunteers, providing free medical, dental and eye care services to all comers during the three-day

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Vietnamese herb may lower blood sugar

Vietnamese herb may lower blood sugar

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by DAVID TEMPLETON

When Allegheny General Hospital transplant surgeon Ngoc L. Thai returned to Vietnam, he met an uncle for the first time in his family's home village of Pleiku. His uncle, Tinh, would soon pique the doctor's curiosity by using a local herb that he said low

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On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

July 12th, 2014 12:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every day, Dace Potts would go to a huge water fountain in Duke hospital and throw in pennies. Every time, he wished to walk again.

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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

July 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

July 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accuses the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law.

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Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

July 9th, 2014 2:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The nation's largest health care outreach of its kind, Wise County RAM typically features over a thousand medical professionals, and over a thousand other volunteers, providing free medical, dental and eye care services.

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Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

July 6th, 2014 12:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Citing anecdotal evidence, staff and volunteers involved with SeniorConnectKpt.org believe they've had a successful first year, with nearly 5,000 visitors to the site since it launched in March 2013.

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